Welcome to Independence Middle School
A U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon for Excellence in Education School
1992-1993 and 1997-1998

School Hours:
7:25 AM to 2:25 PM

 Main Office
Nurse's Office
The theme for Independence Middle School is the acrostic, BELIEVE.  This welcome sign near the IMS entrance depicts the winning student-drawn posters from past school years.  The sign was created by Boy Scouts Brian and Michael Kelley, sons of School Nurse Lori Kelley, as part of their Eagle Scout Project. Have a great school year and don't forget--BELIEVE!
Latest News
Halloween Bash Is October 9
The IMS Halloween Bash is scheduled for Friday, October 9 from 8 to 10 PM. 
Junior High Baseball Informational Meeting
There will be meeting for any IMS eighth grader who is interested in trying out for the Junior High Baseball Team on October 27. 
Boys Middle School Basketball Tryout Information
There will be an Informational Meeting for all 7th and 8th grade boys who are interested in trying out for the Middle School Boys Basketball Teams on Friday, October 9. 
Boys and Girls Basketball Tryout Information
Any IMS students who are interested in trying out for the Boys or Girls Middle School Basketball Teams must have their physical forms turned into the Athletic Office prior to beginning practice. 
Junior High Wrestling Information
Any IMS students who are interested in trying out for the Junior High Wresting Team must have their physical formed turned in by November 16. 
Picture Day Is September 22
Independence Middle School will hold its Picture Day on Tuesday, September 22. 
District To Use Sungard eSchool Plus
The Bethel Park School District is now using  Sungard eSchoolplus for its Student Information System. If you have not set up a Sungard Home Access Center Account for your children, please click here to see an update. 
Download the eSchoolPLUS Family App
You can now access the Sungard eSchoolPlus Home Access Center from your electronic devices by downloading the eSchoolPLUS Family App! 
IMPORTANT Volunteer Clearance Information
Pennsylvania Law REQUIRES ALL volunteers to have current clearances on file in the School District effective August 25, 2015.  Please click here to learn more. 
A Change In Cafeteria Policy
Beginning with the 2015-2016 school year, parents will no longer be able to come into the schools and eat lunch in the cafeteria with their children. 
If You Drop Off Your Child At IMS In the Morning
Parents, please click here to read important information about what you should do if you drop your child off at IMS in the morning before school starts. 
Parents, We Need Your Help
Please click here to read a letter from Superintendent Nancy Aloi Rose regarding recommendations from the Wellness Committee regarding classroom treats and snacks.  
Raise Funds for IMS with Your Giant Eagle Advantage Card
There are now two ways for you to raise funds for IMS with Giant Eagle!  
Visitor Admittance Procedure
If you are visiting Independence Middle School, you must follow the established procedure.  
All report cards, with the exception of kindergarten report cards, will be distributed electronically via Sungard.  Kindergarten report cards will still be distributed in paper form.  
David Muench, Principal

George Spalaris, Assistant Principal
Upcoming Events
Harvest Dance
Fri Oct 9 2015
Picture Make-Up Day
Fri Oct 9 2015
Teen Read Week Begins
Mon Oct 19 2015
Sungard Updated
Tue Oct 20 2015
First Grading Period Ends
Tue Oct 27 2015
School Calendar
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